Tayeisha Jackson, DrPH ’18, wants to help humanitarian organizations improve the quality of the programs they offer to people in need.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican medical students are working to further their educations under impossible conditions.
February 12, 2018 – A desire to air concerns about possible negative impacts of the national and international political climate on the health of vulnerable populations, ranging from refugees to Native Americans, inspired Harvard T.H. Chan School of…
Using popular fitness apps that track users’ locations on an online map can put humanitarian workers, military workers, and others at risk, Nathaniel Raymond, director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, said…
Harvard Chan alum Michael Grant spent 25 days in Puerto Rico helping to assess the state of the island’s medical infrastructure in the wake of the storm.
Conference provides window into issues at the intersection of nutrition and health, agriculture, and environment November 21, 2017 – The world produces more food than ever before, yet an estimated 200 million people in Africa lack adequate nutrition,…
Puerto Rico is facing an unfolding public health disaster. Stephanie Kayden offers some insights on the public health and medical challenges facing the island.
We speak to an expert on disaster response to learn about the public health and medical challenges ahead in Puerto Rico.
As recovery begins in areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, experts are seeing signs that lessons learned from past disasters mitigated some of these powerful storms’ devastating effects.
Want to help after a disaster? Donate cash, not clothes or supplies, experts say.